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Missing Rangers Found after Intensive Search

The Ramirez and Villanueva families are breathing easier tonight now that their two loved ones, rangers Luis and Elroy, have been located in the Chiquibul Forest. At about now, Ramirez, [...]

Finally an Arrest for Double Murder of Toledo Sisters…

A man was arrested and charged today for the shocking double killing of two sisters in the south, eleven days ago. Police say that twenty-one-year-old Wilmer Alexander Escobar of Bella [...]

Man Arrested in Belmopan Killing of Errol Gabourel

There’s another murder arrest. One month after the vicious killing of twenty-six-year-old Errol Gabourel Smith, Devon Brooks of Cotton Tree village has been charged with his murder. On December twenty-seventh, [...]

2013 Murder Suspect Walks from Supreme Court

Meanwhile, twenty-nine-year-old John Martinez was acquitted of murder before Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas today. He was charged with the February 2013 murder of thirty-seven-year-old Ernest Savery in Ladyville. Savery [...]

Trump Threatens “Enemies” with Funding Cut, but CARSI and Other Projects Safe for Now

On Tuesday night, eleven months after he was elected as the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address in Washington [...]

U.S. Takes Action on Human Trafficking; No Progress in 3 Years

In respect to the suspension of U.S. visas for temporary workers that came on the heels of the Belize vote at the United Nations, the U.S. representative says that each [...]

Belize, Guatemala United at O.A.S.

The thirty-three members of the Organization of American States’ Permanent Council – Cuba and Venezuela aside – met in session in Washington this morning to hear from the Belizean and [...]

The 12-Year Process to U.S. Citizenship for “Dreamers”

On Tuesday, we told you about Belizean Denea Joseph who has been living in the U.S. for seventeen years, but is one of one point eight million illegal immigrants who [...]

U.S. Immigration Plan Ends Green Card/Visa Lottery, Chain Migration

Now, the State of the Union address is not one that receives extensive local coverage, but as they say, when the U.S. sneezes, Belize catches a cold. President Trump’s address [...]

Water Rates Cut? If No One Objects…

Belize Water Services Limited has maintained the same rates for water supply since the last full tariff review by the Public Utilities Commission in 2015. But the Commission decided to [...]

Civic’s Lights Fizzle Twice

Is faulty wiring the cause of an electrical short at the newly built Civic Center?  It is reported that personnel from the National Fire Service responded to a call on [...]

Trade Deficit Tightens but Prices Go Up

The Statistical Institute of Belize report for December shows both imports and exports down.  Belize imported goods valued at one hundred and sixty-seven million dollars or zero point nine percent [...]

P.U.C. Defends Itself from Picture of Audit

The Public Utilities Commission, or more specifically its members past and present, say they feel hard done by in recent media coverage of a set of documents which purport to [...]

Ex-Employee Set Up Employers?

As has been reported, Flowers wrote what is called a “letter of representation” or “management letter” to the P.U.C. to query certain matters based on information given to him. Avery [...]

John Avery Wants to be a Millionaire, but Not at P.U.C.

Avery took particular offense to the spreadsheet listing payments to past and present members of the Commission – a total of four and a half million dollars in nine years, [...]

The Big Plans for P.U.C.’s Western Highway Land

The Public Utilities Commission bought thirteen and a half acres of property intended to become the P.U.C.’s headquarters at mile four on the George Price Highway in 2011. They paid [...]

New Equipment to Test for Diseases

The Ministry of Health today received equipment that will assist in the testing of samples to detect various diseases common to Belize such as dengue. The technology is valued at [...]

CitCo Makes Awards to Employees

The City Council recognized twenty-five persons with certificates today after they received training for five weeks in either computer software or Caribbean legal system. Staff of the City Council, police [...]

The Future of Belizean Education

Students from all over Belize gathered at the SCA Auditorium to learn more about the opportunities for higher-level education in Belize and overseas. The Ministry of Education says it wants [...]

The D.F.C. is Open for Business

Last May, the National Assembly approved, via motion, a line of credit offered by the Caribbean Development Bank to the Development Finance Corporation for forty million Belize dollars or twenty [...]